Jeremy Shelley sets BCS National Championship and bowl record with five field goals
Alabama heads to New Orleans for a rematch with LSU
More than 20 graduates will suit up for Alabama's game against LSU in the BCS National Football Championship Game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans
Trent Richardson named Most Valuable Player
Crimson Tide hits the road to face heated rival
2011 (SENIOR): Nick Gentry gives the Crimson Tide an excellent interior pass rush along the defensive front ... backs up at nose guard and sees most of his action in passing situations ... has played in 11 games and registered 20 tackles, including 3.5 sacks for 28 yards and five tackles for loss (-33 yards). Kent State: Recorded an assisted sack for his only tackle of the game ... combined to drop the KSU quarterback for a loss of three yards. Penn State: Made two assisted tackles off the bench in Alabama's 27-11 win over the No. 23 Nittany Lions in Happy Valley. North Texas: Had one solo tackle in a 41-0 shutout of the Mean Green ... did a good job of affecting the quarterback. Arkansas: Registered two solo tackles, including a sack for a loss of 10 yards ... was also credited with a quarterback hurry. Florida: Tallied two quarterback hurries and sacked the quarterback for a loss of eight yards. Vanderbilt: Registered three solo tackles, including one for a loss of four yards. Mississippi: Assisted on two tackles on the road against the Rebels. Tennessee: Assisted on one tackle in the win against the Volunteers. LSU: Recorded three assisted tackles while helping limit the No. 1 Tigers to just 239 yards and nine points. Mississippi State: Made a season-high four tackles ... had a sack for a loss of seven yards and 1.5 tackles for loss (-8 yards).
2010 (JUNIOR): Gentry played in all 13 games and was primarily used as a run stopper ... recorded two quarterback hurries and a sack for a loss of seven yards. San Jose State: Recorded two tackles, including a solo stop against the Spartans. Penn State: Assisted on two tackles against the No. 18 ranked Nittany Lions. Duke: Recorded two tackles, including a solo tackle on the road against the Blue Devils. Arkansas: Assisted on a tackle against the No. 10 ranked Razorbacks. Florida: Nearly got to Florida quarterback John Brantley but recorded his first quarterback hurry. Mississippi: Nearly brought down Mississippi quarterback Jeremiah Masoli to tally a quarterback hurry. Tennessee: Assisted on two tackles against the Vols. LSU: Came off the bench and assisted on one tackle against the Tigers. Mississippi State: Registered his first career sack (-7 yards) and totaled three tackles, including two solo stops. Georgia State: Came off the bench to assist on one tackle.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): He played in four games in 2009 and made seven assisted tackles ... saw his first playing time of the season off the bench against Florida International, assisting on one tackle ... made a career-high five tackles in extended action against North Texas in a 53-7 Crimson Tide win ... assisted on a tackle and recorded one quarterback hurry in his SEC debut against Arkansas ... came off the bench but did record any statistics against Chattanooga.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Gentry was a valuable reserve on the Alabama defensive line and a regular on special teams on the field goal and extra point block teams ... saw action in nine games, including Clemson, Tulane, Western Kentucky, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee and LSU.
2007 (REDSHIRT): Saw action in one game (Georgia) ... received a medical redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Gentry played at Prattville High School ... rated the No. 10 prospect in Alabama by BamaOnLine ... ranked No. 14 in the state by Rivals.com ... ranked No. 29 nationally by Rivals.com ... state's No. 14 prospect according to SuperPrep magazine ... played defensive end and defensive tackle at PHS ... had 54 tackles, including 16 sacks, as a senior in 2006 ... had 100 tackles (42 solo) as a junior in 2006, including 16 for loss and 22 sacks ... earned All-State, All-Metro and All-County honors ... named Autauga County Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... coached by Bill Clark.